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Tour de Teche needs volunteers

Posted: 4:49 PM, Aug 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-29 17:49:05-04

The deadline to become a volunteer for the Tour de Teche has been extended.

Volunteers receive a t-shirt for their trouble; they’re needed for two-hour shifts to record the paddlers’ times and to assist them with their vessels.

The deadline to sign up has been extended to Friday, September 7, 2018, at noon.

Each shift is only two hours; the first one begins at 4 p.m.

The 135-mile race has a layover in Franklin Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Paddlers begin arriving around 5 p.m., and the deadline for paddlers to finish the race is midnight.

To become a volunteer, call 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com. Please provide your name, contact information, two-hour shift preference and t-shirt size.